Euphorbia beharensis var. guillemetii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malpighiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia beharensis Leandri var. guillemetii (Ursch & Leandri) Rauh
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Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Haevermans, T.
Reviewer(s): Rajeriarison, C., Labat, J.N., Lowry, P. & Randrianjohany, E. (Madagascar Plants RLA)
The area of occupancy calculated from the two only known collections is 7.12 kmĀ². The variety is likely to have a very small extent of occurrence, and grows in a highly threatened habitat. It thus qualifies for VU D2. Like all the varieties of E. beharensis, it requires further taxonomic study.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Madagascar. Fort-Dauphin area: Ranomainty, Amboasary.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Dry bush.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation, fire, habitat clearing for charcoal. Collection for horticulture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia beharensis var. guillemetii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44297A10874909. . Downloaded on 20 September 2018.
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